With a new U.S. administration in office that is reexamining foreign assistance priorities overall, there is an opportunity to take assistance to Egypt off auto-pilot and design an approach that better serves the interests of the United States and of Egypt—the nation broadly, not only the military
Although the new state of emergency affords Egypt’s rulers broader powers, the measure is not primarily about law, but about communicating to Egyptian society—especially its sprawling state apparatus—to get on board with the new regime.
The recent attacks on Coptic churches have prompted President Sisi to declare a state emergency.
Carnegie’s Middle East Program gathers scholars from around the globe to examine the potential scenarios for the future of the conflict in Syria.
With the decline of party politics in Egypt, social activism offers the greatest hope for pushing back against repression and restoring a degree of pluralism.
Donald Trump’s fans and detractors don’t agree on much, but one point of consensus has been that he would radically change U.S. policy in the Middle East.
Since 2013, Egypt’s new authoritarian government has systematically widened its repression of the opposition to targets beyond the Islamist spectrum.
A new administration in Washington offers a chance to reexamine the old and increasingly dysfunctional U.S. relationship with Egypt.
Libya’s worsening political conflict has pushed the country to the brink of civil war and could complicate ongoing efforts to combat extremist groups.
Refugee crises across the globe have had a transformative impact on every aspect of the politics, economies, societies, and states that have experienced these massive forced population movements.